Thursday, February 25, 2016


Yes. Consider the facts: 

We live on a planet called earth. Some 150 million kilometers away is a big orange ball called the sun  that gives out light, heat and a storm of particles called the solar wind capable of causing geomagnetic storms on earth.

Around this  sun extending for a distance of about 100 light years is the Milky Way galaxy. It would take 100 years travelling at 300,000 kilometers per second to traverse the galaxy. Yet, the Milky Way is a relatively tiny place compared to the big galaxies such as Hercules A which is estimated to be 1.5 million light years in diameter, that is, 15 times bigger than Milky Way. Beyond and around the Milky Way is the observable universe estimated to be about 90 billion light years in diameter. It means light from the edge of this universe takes about 45 billion years to reach the earth. Even more fascinating, no one knows the extent of the universe or even, whether it has an extent at all and if so, if there are other universes and, further, what on earth (!) lies in between. And what do you call a collection of universes?

Now, if light from the edge of the known universe took 45 billion years to reach earth, it means that the observations we have of this universe may be as old as 45 billion years: What we know of the universe is historical. If our sun went off, it would take 8 minutes to find out.

If Andromeda, the nearest galaxy to our Milky Way was suddenly snuffed out, it would take earthlings 2.5 million years to find out! Where does that leave science? We must assume that the universe is stable else much of what we claim is out there may not be there at all: but it was, millions and billions of years ago... What a conundrum.

Now go the other way: drill deep into molecules and you will get past atoms into protons and neutrons and electrons. Past that into into a fascinating world of bosons, quarks and leptons....Beyond this, your guess is as good as mine. Theories seem to abound but how to prove them is quite a huge challenge. This marks the edge of science. 

The edge of science is the beginning of I AM. Here He stands and declares: 'Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?  Tell me, if you understand.' Then He asks: On what are its footings set? 

4 ‘Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?
 Tell me, if you understand.
5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!
 Who stretched a measuring line across it?
6 On what were its footings set,
 or who laid its cornerstone –
7 while the morning stars sang together
and all the angels shouted for joy? [Job 38: 4 - 7]

Can science answer this one?  Was Job speaking as a scientist when he declared:
7 He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing.[Job 26:7]

The LORD must have lifted Job up into the sky as he did Isaiah so Isaiah could declare:
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, look at the earth beneath; [Isaiah 51:6]

Did he obscure the fact that his eyes were lifted up so he could see the earth below?  And where was Isaiah as he saw the vision of aircraft full of tourists going to visit Israel on its 60th birthday as a nation-state?
‘Who are these that fly along like clouds, like doves to their nests? [Isaiah 60:8]

What did Paul see when he was lifted up to the third heaven? [2 Corinthians 12:1] . And what profound mystery did he pronounce by declaring For when I am weak, then I am strong?  [2 Corinthians 12:10]

Can one conceive of their own origin, can a stone understand itself? Or, instead, could we, by our intellectual weakness allow the Spirit of the God Who Created the Heavens to reveal His secrets to us? Could we step aside for a moment and allow this LORD to take the stage and expound His mysterious to an inferior species? Is the mind of Man sufficient to comprehend the enormity and the totality of the universe? Can we fathom the form of the spirit of man? Can we locate the mind of a person and measure its extents; weigh its weight; identify its colour and shape? Can thoughts be captured in a pot and stored for latter use like  garden peas and Irish potatoes?

Who can find the doorway to heaven? Who can locate its coordinates and elevation? With what vehicle can one travel there? What is its prime mover? What fuel powers it? What compass directs it? 

Is happiness and joy and sorrow and peace and kindness physical? Do they have measurable dimensions? Can they be measured with a standard measure? With what part of a person are they associated? Do mountains too have joy? Do they appreciate beauty and despise ugliness? 

What is the true scope of being? Where did our being begin? Where will it end? Is being tied to a physical body? Does it persist beyond material demise?

Is there a Creator? How big is He? How should the created approach their Creator? With what kind of honor and reverence should the created speak to their Creator? Could the creator possibly have any obligations to the created? Can the created allocate themselves rights independently of the Creator? What are "human" rights anyway? Pebbles collected from the local stream? Twigs from the old fig tree? Can eternal rights be assigned by a mortal man? What means does he have to enforce them in eternity? To what eternal principle are they anchored to give then transcendence? If no transcendence, then whence comes their power? If no power, then are they not mere breeze? A puff of air: purposeless, aimless vapour?

  True power can only emerge from the eternal source: The Creator. 
  True being can only be a piece of HIM for the mortal can not create immortality.
  True honor can only be to acknowledge the Creator
  True reverence can only be to behold the wonders of HIS hands.
  The true Man can only be they who are faithful to their Creator's will and desire.
  True humility can only be to comprehend the stature and enormity of this LORD! To acknowledge that our relationship with HIM can only be Worship! That Praise and Thanksgiving are hardly a sufficient appreciation of the gift of Life and Being and Sentience.[Revelation 4:11]

HE who has no genealogy, no father or mother, no beginning or end but instead is the beginning and end of all things; is the source of all being; all life; all all.[Hebrews 7:3]

HE is the matrix within which being can arise and prosper. [Acts 17:28]

16 for, "Who has known the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.[1 Corinthians 2:16]


I bow down to you Precious LORD
I adore you Glorious Saviour
I thank you Mighty Redeemer
I worship you My God and Master
I surrender to Your will o My God
May your Name be praised eternally
May the heavens and the earth rejoice over Your Brilliance
May the oceans and the sky sing praises to Your Unfathomable Power
Creator, Father, Deliverer, Teacher, Preserver, Comforter: Life.
My life, my destiny, my eternity is in You.
YOU WILL BE for ever and ever.

Haleluya! Haleluya!! Haleluya!!!
Holy! Holy!! Holy!!!
Glorious! Glorious!! Glorious!!!


How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, 
who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation,
 who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’ [Isaiah 52:7]

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